Mediacom Communications inks carriage deal with Nexstar Broadcasting Group

Mediacom Communications has reached a new carriage agreement with Nexstar Broadcasting Group, the company said.

The deal gives Mediacom retransmission consent rights to Nexstar stations located within the company´s national footprint. Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Mediacom Communications is the fifth largest cable operator in the U.S. serving over 1.3 million customers in smaller markets primarily in the Midwest and Southeast. The company offers a wide array of information, communications and entertainment services to households and businesses, including video, high-speed data, phone, and home security and automation. Through Mediacom Business, the company provides innovative broadband solutions to commercial and public sector customers of all sizes, and sells advertising and production services under the OnMedia brand.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a publicly traded American telecommunications company headquartered in Irving, Texas